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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following an inauguration event on Saturday, August 29th, the #AfroGrafiteiras exhibition will open to the public on September 1st. Remaining on display in Lapa's Galeria Rio Scenarium (Rio Scenarium's Gallery) through October 3rd, the free exhibition will feature works created by Afro-Brazilian women in Rio de Janeiro state that explore their perceptions of their positions in contemporary society.

#AfroGrafiteiras is a training program run by the NGO (non-governmental organization), NAMI Rede Feminista de Arte Urbana, with help from the Fundação Ford. The project encourages expression . . .

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